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West Hartford filmmaker attends Jewish artists retreat

West Hartford filmmaker attends Jewish artists retreat

GARRISON, N.Y. – Filmmaker Daniel Cowen of West Hartford was one of 70 top young Jewish artists from around the world selected to attend the Asylum Arts International Jewish Artists… Read more »

Ron Blomberg in Newington April 6

Ron Blomberg in Newington April 6

On the one hand, Ron Blomberg recalls experiencing the sting of anti-Semitism when he was shunned by some teammates as well as by many fans during his long and illustrious… Read more »

Seth Waxman journeys from West Hartford to the Supreme Court and (briefly) back

Seth Waxman journeys from West Hartford to the Supreme Court and (briefly) back

By Cindy Mindell   WEST HARTFORD – Seth P. Waxman is universally recognized as one of the country’s premier Supreme Court and appellate advocates. And he’s also a local boy:… Read more »

First Tri-State area day school, yeshiva and camp fair

First Tri-State area day school, yeshiva and camp fair

Special to the Ledger   Nineteen Jewish day schools and yeshivot from Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, as well as seven Jewish camps and Israel programs, will be featured… Read more »

PASSOVER SEDER CALENDAR

PASSOVER SEDER CALENDAR

Many Connecticut synagogues are hosting Passover seders. Check with your local synagogue for more information.   MONDAY, APRIL 14 Glastonbury – Community First Night Passover Seder at the Benet Rothstein… Read more »

Jewish students sought for national demographic survey

Jewish students sought for national demographic survey

Trinity College professors Barry Kosmin and Ariela Keysar are embarking on an online national survey of Jewish university and college students. This large-scale study is a follow-up to their successful… Read more »

Mark G. Sklarz to receive ADL Torch of Liberty Award

Mark G. Sklarz to receive ADL Torch of Liberty Award

NEW HAVEN – Mark G. Sklarz of New Haven and Carlton L. Highsmith of Middlebury will be honored at the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) 2014 Greater New Haven Torch of Liberty… Read more »

Carmel Academy names new director of PALS Program

Carmel Academy names new director of PALS Program

GREENWICH – Carmel Academy in Greenwich has named veteran educator and administrator Rae-ann Allen to head its PALS program. Allen’s appointment as Carmel Academy’s Director of Educational Resources will take… Read more »

Camp scholarships available

Camp scholarships available

The Jewish Federation Foundation of Western CT will review applications for camp scholarships during the month of May, with award decisions to be announced by June 1.  Applications are available… Read more »

KOLOT  Making a Jewish Connection

KOLOT Making a Jewish Connection

By Sara Helfand   Growing up in public school, the only time I ever got to express my Jewish identity to my classmates was through an activity about Chanukah that… Read more »

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